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About Gessert's Guesthouse

Relax in a quiet family atmosphere at this cosy guest house in the heart of Keetmanshoop, Namibia. Gessert's Guesthouse offers seven comfortably furnished en-suite bedrooms.

All the bedrooms are spacious with remote controlled air-conditioning and TVs. They are lovingly decorated and all lead to the beautiful, shady garden with its sparkling swimming pool as the centre. The hosts, Johann and Reinette van Wyk, are proud to offer guests their comprehensive and stylish breakfasts.

There are good restaurants close by as well as a museum in the old church where the illustrated history of Keetmanshoop is on display. Worth a visit is the old Kaiserliche Postamt built in the year 1910, which now houses the Tourist Information. About 13 km northeast of Keetmanshoop, lies the spectacular and much photographed Kokerboom or Quiver Tree Forest on the farm Gariganus. The site has been declared a National Monument.

The Quiver Tree or Kokerboom is indigenous to the hot and dry southern part of Namibia. The plants are succulents and can reach a height of up to 9 m. They have adapted to the extreme environmental conditions by storing water in their trunks. The tree only blossoms for the first time after 20 to 30 years and can reach 300 years of age. The wood is very light and spongy inside, and because the trunk and branches can be easily hollowed out, they were used as quivers by the bushmen who formerly inhabited this area.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 17 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 59 Reviews

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • AA Highly Recommended
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Availability and pricing

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  • Rooms 1, 2, 3 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 3 All these rooms share a patio. Each room has been decorated with a different theme creating a relaxed atmosphere for... see more Features:  DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Garden views see more DStv, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Television, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Three-quarter beds
    from R1300 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • Family Room 5 Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B The private patio lends the room the ideal atmosphere to relax as a family. The room has two sections and is beautifull... see more Features:  Twin beds, Private bathroom, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Separate toilet, Garden views see more Twin beds, Private bathroom, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Separate toilet, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Three-quarter beds
        from R1300 For 2 guests
        • Adults
          • Rooms 4, 6, 7 Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 3 Each of these rooms are decorated differently, with rooms 4 and 5 next to each other and may be used as a double/single... see more Features:  Twin beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Garden views see more Twin beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Swimming pool views, Three-quarter beds
            from R1800 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults

              Reviews for Gessert's Guesthouse

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              Karel Cupido
              07 August 2019

              We love the interaction of the owners and ofcource the good breakfast. The atmosphere outside the charlet with the beautiful GARDEN is breathtaking

              Michael Burrows
              05 June 2019

              We stayed twice at Pension Gessert on our trip to Namibia. Very comfortable and clean rooms and the breakfast provided was top class. Lovely and relaxing poolside area. Reinette was extremely helpful in offering advice about things to do around Keetmanshoop - Quiver Tree Forest and Naute Kristall Distillery. We will definitely stay again on future trips.

              andreas Bloecher
              15 April 2019

              The kindness of the owners

              Pascal Leroux
              17 October 2018

              The staff was very sympathic and helpfull. Nice rooms . The best breakfast in Namibia. Only one bad point for the swimming pool: a little bit dirty.

              Pieter Kotze
              10 July 2018

              Pragtige blyplek. Groot ontbyt is bedien. Vriendelike gasheer.

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              Gessert's Guesthouse is 2.3km from the centre of Keetmanshoop , the nearest airport 4.5km (Keetmanshoop Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling